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Senior Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Psychological Therapies
Band 8a
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Warneford Hospital / Littlemore Mental Health Centre
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Salary period
17/05/2021 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist with clinical and supervision experience in inpatient and community settings. Your time will be split between a community Adult Mental Health Team and the adult inpatient units. You will be a full member of an established adult inpatient ward playing a key role in clinical leadership and development, supervision and training. You will also work in one of the locality Adult Mental Health teams providing specialist assessment and psychological treatments.


This role is crucial in ensuring that patients get access to high quality psychological treatments within the adult inpatient wards and Adult Mental Health Teams. On the inpatient unit, you will have responsibility for working with the Consultant Psychiatrist, modern matrons and ward teams to deliver assessments and treatment for individual and groups. You will also be offering reflective space and supervision to inpatient staff.


This new post has been developed to ensure the inpatient wards achieve level 3 AIMS accreditation. As such you will work closely with other senior psychological therapists and senior clinical staff to deliver the further development of the service model.


In the locality Adult Mental Health team, you will work as part of the integrated team providing specialist individual and group psychological treatments. You will also be offering supervision and be involved in audit and teaching.


We offer accredited supervision and monthly opportunities to meet psychological therapy colleagues from across the county for reflective practice groups; clinical updates and professional development, as well as excellent CPD opportunities.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Liam Cuttell, Team manager on 01865 90

Jo Ryder, Clinical and Professional Lead on 01865 901000

Nokuthula Ndimande, Senior matron on 01865 901000.